Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies.

The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eagle Flight Squadron, Inc. N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Laboure Society N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
350 ORG N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
10 Books A Home San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. N/A TX United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Kauai Economic Opportunity Inc N/A HI United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Success Academy Charter Schools Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Casa De Clara Catholic Worker Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AFS-USA Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Naval Postgraduate School Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,353
Page SUM 2,404,803

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eagle Flight Squadron, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Laboure Society N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
350 ORG N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
10 Books A Home San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Kauai Economic Opportunity Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Success Academy Charter Schools Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Casa De Clara Catholic Worker Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AFS-USA Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Utah Film Center N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Naval Postgraduate School Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 7,353
Page SUM 2,404,803

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Opportunity Fund Community Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,776
VoteRiders CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl CA Other Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Children's Musical Theater CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oceana, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Harborlight Community Partners MA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Resurrection Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Marygrove College MI Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2018 200
CollegeSpring Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Occidental College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 65,000
St Jude Memorial Foundation United States Catholic Conferenc CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,600
The Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 330,526

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eagle Flight Squadron, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Laboure Society United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
350 ORG United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Marshall Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Kauai Economic Opportunity Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Success Academy Charter Schools Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Casa De Clara Catholic Worker United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AFS-USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Naval Postgraduate School Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,353
Page SUM 2,404,803

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13110 records found.